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  • Nadra’s smart card yet to be linked to related departments

    ISLAMABAD: The dream of introducing the highly secured Smart National Identity Card (SNIC) has not yet come true as the card being issued by the National Database Registration Authority (Nadra) does not perform required functions, Dawn has learnt...

    The main reason behind ineffectiveness of the SNIC is that Nadra’s smart card system has not yet been linked to related departments like banks, tax collection, property registration, arms...

  • Nadra defends higher price of chip-based card

    ISLAMABAD: The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) claimed before the Supreme Court on Tuesday that the price of the new chip-based smart identification card was comparatively high due to its distinctive features...

    The court had issued an order to submit a report in connection with a suo motu notice taken by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar that the fee charged for the issuance of the National Identity Card for...

  • Check in, check out!

    On the one hand there is Pakistan’s film industry in need for revival; on the other there are films that dance to a different tune...

    The director says he deliberately chose to set the film in India rather than in Pakistan, and terms it “an independent movie produced in India...

  • Pakistan’s wild-card entrants announced for Rio Games

    ISLAMABAD: Two London-based swimmers Lianna Swan and Harris Bandey apart from five other athletes will represent Pakistan in the Rio Games...

    The two swimmers, as per the Pakistan Swimming Federation (PSF), have been selected purely on merit with their performance in the 16th World Championship held in Kazan, Russia, which was also an Olympic qualification round, being in the spotlight for their selection...

  • Prepaid card regulations issued afresh

    KARACHI: The State Bank on Monday issued prepaid card regulations with explanation that the prepaid card customers may withdraw cash and transfer funds from ATMs, pay exam fee, shop online and travel abroad without requiring or compromising the debit or credit card, thus limiting the risk associated with the payment cards usage...

    The bank said in order to promote electronic payments in Pakistan by introducing alternate digital means...

  • Selective implementation of SDGs leads to ambiguous report card

    WHILE India continues to maintain a leadership position among the fastest-growing large economies in the world in terms of its rapid GDP expansion, its performance on the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the UN continues to suffer because of its poor rankings...

    The SDG Index and Dashboards report, brought out recently by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a global initiative for the UN, and...
  • ‘Dual ID card holders will be criminalised’

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Interior was informed that criminal proceedings would be initiated against those people who possess more than one national ID card...

    The MNA criticised Nadra for failing to execute its duties, adding that, “The ID cards of hardworking students were invalidated while agents, in collaboration with some government officials, are making good money helping Afghans get ID cards...

  • Teachers’ Day standing card

    Teachers’ Day is around the corner and if you want to present something worth remembering to your teacher, here is a standing card that can be placed anywhere...

    Glue stickGlue tubeThree coloured papers of any colourOne piece of 10-inch long and 5-inch width hard paperScissorsPencilAny coloured stringMarkers, paint colours (optional)Paste a paper of any colour of your choice on the piece of hard paper this is the inside of your card,...

  • Poor report card

    The prevailing situation in Pakistan reflects this outcome...

    The majority of Pakistan’s workforce is employed in the informal sector in manufacturing and production, construction and transport, community and personal services...

  • Distressing report card

    In the aftermath of the visit by the Chinese president and the optimism generated by the announcement of multiple transport and energy projects getting under way soon, comes a reality check that shows we still are not able to get some basics right...

    In this context, the Pakistan Education Statistics 2013-2014 report unveils several unsettling facts...

  • Competitive card drawn for Lahore races today

    LAHORE: A competitive card of six events has been drawn up for the second Lahore Summer Meeting which gets under way at the Racecourse here on Sunday,The current wave of hot weather gripping the provincial metropolis city of Lahore has resulted in sharply reducing the numerical strength of runner as in all, only 55 horses have accepted to line up for the events, Four races will be contested over the sprinting distance of 900 metres and two...

  • Erdogan plays religion card in tight Turkey polls

    ANKARA: Turkish Presi­dent Recep Tayyip Erdogan has controversially turned religion into a campaign issue in the officially secular country’s upcoming polls, which promise to be the biggest election challenge yet for the ruling party...

    In an unprecedented gesture by a Turkish politician in recent times, Erdogan wa­­v­­ed a copy of the Holy Quran translated into Kur­dish duing a rally this week in the Kurdish-majo­rity sout­heast
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